NSPRA Executive Board Biography

Trent Allen, APR
Southwest Regional Vice President
2016-19

Trent Allen, APR, is senior director of community relations in the San Juan Unified School District in Carmichael, Calif., Trent leads the school district’s communication, family education, community engagement, fundraising, strategic planning and school safety functions. He previously served as the public information officer at the San Joaquin County Office of Education, a regional agency in California’s school system, and began his career in higher education serving as the media relations coordinator at University of the Pacific. An active NSPRA member, Trent has served on the NSPRA Executive Board Search Committee and the Communication Equity & Diversity Task Force. He was named to NSPRA’s inaugural class of “35 under 35” members in 2012. Trent has served as president of CalSPRA and received CalSPRA’s Outstanding Communicator of the Year in 2005.